2023 U-17 AFCON: Second round of group stage matches review
Second round of group stage matches at the 2023 U-17 AFCON were completed on Thursday May 4. SPORTSRATION presents a review here.
Algeria 3-0 Senegal
Congo 1-1 Somalia
Nigeria 0-1 Morocco
Cameroon 0-1 Mali
Senegal are top of the standings in group A with six points following wins over Congo and hosts Algeria. Algeria occupy second spot with three points, Congo are third with one point same as bottom placed Somalia.
Morocco lead the way in group B with six points, followed by Nigeria with three points. South Africa are third place with three points while Zambia are bottom with no points after two defeats.
Following the disqualification of South Sudan, group C has three teams. Mali have won their two games to lead the way with Six points. Burkina Faso and Cameroon who have played a single game apiece occupy second and third place respectively with no point following defeat to Mali.
QUATER-FINAL QUALIFIED TEAMS AND PERMUTATION
Three teams secured a spot in the quater-final at the conclusion of second round of matches. Senegal, Morocco, and Mali are through to the last-8.
Ahead of the second round of matches, the remaining teams will battle for the five remaining quater-final spots.
As it stands, the third placed teams in group A and B are on course to emerge as the best third placed teams at the 2023 U-17 AFCON In Algeria.
FINAL GROUP STAGE MATCHES
Somalia Vs Congo (8pm, May 5)
Congo Vs Algeria (8pm, May 5)
Zambia Vs Morocco (8pm, May 6)
South Africa Vs Nigeria (8pm, May 6)
Burkina Faso Vs Cameroon (8pm, May 7)
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